Ecclesiastical Notes: Nov. 26, 1928

The American Bible Society† observed the seventy-fifth anniversary of its establishment in Astor Place, Manhattan. Its average annual output has been more than a million copies of the Scriptures. The Bible has been translated into 69 languages and dialects, including Arabic.

A position which many regard as the most potent lay position in the religious world is that of general secretary of the Young Men's Christian Association. Come Jan. 1 the position will be held by Fred W. Ramsey, moneyed philanthropist of Cleveland (TIME, Nov. 12). Y-Worker Ramsey last week renounced his association with...